Bloomberg Law
May 24, 2019, 1:41 PMUpdated: May 24, 2019, 6:11 PM

Transgender Health Protection Rollback Draws Lawsuit Threats (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Transgender groups will be on familiar ground when they take the Trump administration to court over a move advocates say opens the door to discrimination.

The Department of Health and Human Services May 24 unveiled a proposal that would roll back an Obama-era policy prohibiting discrimination against transgender people and women seeking abortions after a judge stopped it from from taking effect.

At least one organization, Lambda Legal, an LGBT rights litigation group, said it would file a lawsuit if that proposed rule is completed.

“We’re all ready to continue this fight,” M. Dru Levasseur, senior attorney and transgender rights ...

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